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Potato Jeera rice Recipe

Potato Jeera rice is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Wednesday, 29 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4


  • 1.5 cups - Basmati rice.
  • 3 - Potatoes (big).
  • 1- Onion.
  • 2 -tomatoes (small).
  • 6 Cloves - Garlic.
  • a small piece - Ginger.
  • 3 - green Chillies.
  • 1 tbsp - Jeera.
  • 1 pinch -Turmeric powder.
  • 1/2 tbsp - Chilli powder.
  • 1/2 tbsp - Masala powder.
  • 10 - Cashew nuts.
  • a small bunch - Curry leaves & cilantro.
  • Salt.
  • 3 tbsp - ghee.
  • How to Make Potato Jeera rice:

    1. In a pan, add a little ghee and fry the rice till it becomes slightly brown and keep it aside.
    2. Again in a pan, add 1 tbsp of oil, fry the jeera and keep aside.
    3. Cut the potatoes in the shape of French fries.
    4. Chop the onions and tomatoes.
    5. In a frying pan, add 1 tbsp of ghee, add the onion, when it turns slightly golden brown add tomatoes and let it cook for a while.
    6. Make a paste of garlic, ginger, chillies and add that to the vegetables.
    7. Finally add the potatoes and let it cook for another 6-10 mins.
    8. Add, turmeric, chilli powder and salt.
    9. In a rice cooker, pour 2 tbsps ghee and the cooked vegetables and the rice with 1.5 cups of water.
    10. Add masala powder (1/2 tsp) and fried jeera.
    11. When the rice is done, add fried cashew nuts and chopped curry and cilantro leaves.
    12. Serve it with green pepper raitha.


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